40 St. Clair West, 7th Floor, Toronto, Ontario Canada M1C 5C2
Developmental Toxicology, Regulatory Toxicology
Not accepting graduate students
- Regulatory Toxicology – development of human health-based air standards and ambient air quality criteria important in regulating industrial emissions into the air.
- Toxicities and pathologies associated with occupational and environmental exposures to chemical substances.
- Developmental Toxicology – perinatal exposures to environmental chemicals as determinants of chronic adult-onset pathologies and diseases (i.e. neurological).
Previous Research Interests:
- Expression and regulation of placental transporters relevant to fetal protection against endogenous and exogenous substances.
- Molecular mechanisms underlying the Developmental Origins of Adult Diseases hypothesis.
- Currently employed by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment as a Senior Regulatory Toxicologist, Human Toxicology and Air Standards Section, Standards Development Branch
- Faculty of Pharmacy / Department of Pharmacology, University of Toronto (lecturer)
- Society of Toxicology of Canada
Primary Teaching Responsibilities
- Course director and lecturer – Industrial Toxicology CHL5912F
- Lecturer – Introductory Toxicology PHM325/PCL362
Honours & Awards
- Life Sciences Stipend
- Norman Stuart Roberson Fellowship
- University of Toronto Open Fellowship
- Travel Award, Society of Toxicology of Canada
- Summer Scholar Award, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
Current Research Projects
- characterization of occupational exposures to heavy metals in subway system